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that's all the time we have left this evening. as always, thank you for being with us. we will be back here tomorrow night. all the coverage on of the town halls. all the news of the day. we are here to toss to greta van susteren. >> pennsylvania, missouri, arkansas, and wisconsin. the health care town hall meetings are exploding. protesters are spread from coast to coast rand going on the word next. start your engines, g.m.'s vice chairman goes "on the record." remember, you have a huge stake in general motors now. in some ways, our next guest is your employee. now, have you heard about this new car that gets 230 miles per gallon? more on that coming up. how about our international multi tasking? not only is secretary of state hillary clinton doing diplomacy in africa but it turns out the secretary is busting out her dance moves in africa. we have got it on tape is she a good dancer? we report. you decide. but you have got to see. this [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- greta: the mystery, it's
and deirdre. that is all the time we have left this evening. as always, thank you for being with us, an we hope you have a great night. we'll see you tomorrow night in san diego. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- greta: tonight, run! everyone, quick, run! it's recess. yes, it's reserks and with it comes a lot of schoolyard name-calling. try this one -- angry mobs. that's what some democrats are calling citizens who just want to know what is going on. now, if you thought the health care battle was on fire before, you haven't seen anything yet. we have more video of people barbecuing their congressmen over health care reform. dick morris going "on the record" next about the health care war. plus, we actually caught one. we caught a real life member of what the d.n.c. calls the angry mob. she's in the studio right now. hopefully she'll stay in control before she goes on. she's scaring the democrats. why is some of your stimulus money being spent overseas? how is that going to help our economy? we have a report. then, you won't believe this could happen anyplace
] >> thank you for all of the speakers and the gifts that you have given us. thank you, vicki. thank you, caroline, patrick, kiki, kara, gene. welcome to this library that teddy build and brought to life with his spirit and dedication to public service. as many of you know, over the last few years or for most of my adult life, one of my part-time jobs has been introducing teddy to crowds of people who already knew him incredibly well. although this process was unbelievably stressful for me, it was just another one of the guests that he gave me. when he saw that i was nervous, he would give me a pat on the back. when he knew that i was sad, he would call up and say, i have a great idea. maybe you would like to introduce me. off i would go on another is venture in public speaking. no matter how nervous i was, i knew that when i stepped down from the podium, i would kiget a big kiss and he would say, i am going to get you back to. [inaudible] it was a beautiful summer night, there was no wind. the sea was calm and the stars were out. there was one star that was brighter than all the rest.
susteren. thank you for being with us. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- greta: speaker pelosi is going to box steny hoyer's years. did you hear what he said? the president is getting slammed with some new numbers. protesters take to the streets over health care. this is no town hall. angry people calling for a boycott of whole foods because the ceo of the company dared to disagree with our president. did we do all we could, the libyan terrorist blew up 270 people and now the killer is home. he is relaxing with his family. he only served 8 years. that is less than 14 days for every person that he killed. john bolten tells us how this happened. first, the democrats seem to be tripping over themselves in the house. nancy pelosi said she cannot pass a health-care bill without a public auction. today, steny hoyer doesn't change. he says the public option might have to go. who was on first? the inability of the leaders to get on the same page can be nothing but bad news for president obama. according to a
john mccain about the fist fight going on on capitol hill. plus, it took us three months, but finally, the defense department releases footage from that fly over manhattan that you paid for. remember prove that photo op -- remember? that photo op. and a career change? two doctors becoming a star. first, a health scare? that is what karl rove says. he joins us here in washington. health scare? >> he has adopted a much different tell the last few weeks, starting with his news conference -- a much different tone. i think we would all be talking today about the comments he made about doctors, where he said that doctors would give you the blooping or the red pill, which is twice as expensive -- or the blue pill, allegations where doctors routinely do tonsillectomies to fat in their wallets. -- to fatten their wallets. greta: i got a lot of emails about that. >> yes, their own personal financial situation as opposed to your health care, and we saw in the tone that night. what he talked about was a much more dark discussion, not what this could do for the country, but people afraid of losing
care about the l is. >> congressmen's job is to protect us. your main job is not to get injured. i'm sorry for what america has turned into what it's turned into. >> we don't support single -family -- >> that's what obama wants. >> no, it's not what obama wants. >> don't you watch tv? greta: and just coming into fox tonight, brand-new video of a forum on health care getting very fiery in florida. congresswoman katie kester was at the event and got an earful from voters. >> if you'll all listen for five minutes, ok? [yelling] [whistling, applause, booing] >> wrong! wrong answer! greta: president obama's press secretary insists protesters like those are not a grass-roots movement, just astrotough. is the white house trying to stifle freedom of speech, those who just don't agree with them? in a blog at white house.gov, the white house gives an email address where people can report to the white house fishy speech, that is speech that questions the president's health care plan. our own major garrett asked press eaktary robert gibbs what does that mean. >> i was pretty clear that we're n
the program. as always, thank you for being with us. we toss it out to greta van susteren, who is standing by to go on the record. -- we toss it out to greta van susteren. greta kreuz -- we toss it now to greta van susteren. greta: on the telephone. >> a deal has already been worked out to release the two american journalists who were taken on march 17 on the border between north korea and china. the deal has essentially been worked out, i am being told from a senior u.s. official, and bill clinton is simply going there to put the final touches on it, to shake hands, and we understand there will be a fun opportunity. greta: it is extraordinary that the -- there will be a photo opportunity. greta: it is extraordinary that the former president is going there. >> i cannot remember, in fact, if jimmy carter has ever been or any former president, but what is extraordinary about this story is for bill clinton to go, we always assumed it would be governor bill richardson. he has a long history with the north koreans. it seemed that he leaked out at one point that al gore had approache
joins us by phone. >> my sources are telling me that bill clinton is on route if not already in north korea. he is -- a deal has already been worked out to release the two american journalists who were taken on the border between north korea and china. the deal has been worked out, i am being told from a senior u.s. official. bill clinton is going there to put the final touches on the deal, shake hands, and there will be a photo opportunity. greta: it is extraordinary that the former president is going to north korea. i do not think any american president has been in north korea to my recollection. how about yours? >> i cannot remember. i cannot remember if jimmy carter has been or any former president. what is interesting about this story is that for bill clinton to go, we always thought it would be gov. bill richardson. he has a long history with the north koreans. it seemed that he leaked out at one point that al gore had approached him because these women were working for his current team. it was always assumed that when the time was right bill richardson would go. but gov. richar
story tonight. is the mainstream mediaç trying to use violent it's a critic? some say that is the motivation for -- is the mainstream media trying to silence a critic? >>ç how can theç obama plan cr 50 million patients without any new doctors? it cannot. it will hurt our seniors and medicare as we know it, ration care, ça limited life-çsaving madison -- ration care, limit edicine. laura: abc says that the spot departed and position on a controversial issue,çç which violates its longstanding policy -- says the spot takes a position on controversial issues which violates its longstanding policy. ççalso, some straight talk frm democrats, admitting it is too tough to take on some special interests in the health-care bill, like the trial lawyers. here is what dr/çç howard dean said. >> here is why tort reform is not in the bill. the more stuff you put in it, the moreçç enemies you make, right? and the reason that tort reform is not in the bill is that they did not want to take on the trial lawyers in addition to everyone else they were taking on, and
. better look out. then, it is unbelievable. average americans -- that is us -- getting bamboozled. big corporate weasels law and cheap, and who pays the price? hereç is a hit. -- big corporate weasels liw and e and cheat. and one of the release to journalists in her own words. -- here is a hit. and passionate voters voicing their objections -- here is a hit -- hint. the dnc has another word for the protesters. "angry mob." >> they lost the election. they lost on the recovery act, the budget, and children's health care. they have lost the confidence of the american people after eight years of failed policies that were when their economy and cost millions of jobs. now, rush limbaugh and the others have the same goal to distort president obama and stop the change americans voted for overwhelmingly in november. >> it will break camp. >> i hope he fails. >> -- it will break him. >> they have no desire to move the country forward, so they have called out the mob. call the republican party. tell them you have had enough with the mob. the democratic national committee is responsible for the
that is all the time we have this evening. thank you for being with us. the news continues with greta. we will see you back here tomorrow night. greta: can you hear me now? you all know that commercial. it was no commercial yesterday. it was the real deal. it happened at a town hall meeting. councilwoman answers herself phone while she is being asked a question. the woman who asked the question is here. what do you want from these town halls? what is the point? you will hear from rush limbaugh coming up. there is a new information regarding pakistani terrorists. henry kissinger goes on the record. the town hall process continues. >> [unintelligible] >> it triples premiums. >> stand up and fight. we woke vote -- we will vote you out. [unintelligible] [applause] >> it got a little bit rough these days. next question. he did not answer it. he taught in circles. >> people come to town meetings who have objections. i emphasize that they may not be representative of america. their views have to be taken into account. >> there is some disagreement. >> how are we supposed trust you
telling us what we can go to the doctor, what kind of doctor begin to, or who we can go to for anything. we want to retain the freedoms that we have in this country. >> all i am asking is a senator to make something that is not so wicked complex, so long -- >> that is what government takeover does. greta: now, if you think town halls are only relevant to health care, think again. minnesota governor tim pawlenty says this battle is good for the gop. good? how? he is going to tell us. he joins us live. why are these town hall was a good for your party? >> well, theseç are the sights and soundsç of democracy you jt played in action, greta, so any time we have the battle of ideas, i think the republicans have better ideas, and president obama has put a flag in the ground, saying we have a seminal moment, and a think americans are figuring out that it is bad for america and bad for them, so i think we are seeing the pendulum swing back. he is changing the political climate back to republican. greta: so what is the strategy for the republican party as these town halls continue to unfold a
>> there has to be a free-market answer. we are out of time. that doesn't for us tonight. thank you for being with us. -- that does it for us tonight. thank you for being with us. greta: you are getting it whether you like it or not. will democrats step on an step over the republicans? the democrats ran through health-care reform without looking to republicans. we have powerful republicans, but do they have enough power to stop what people do not want. they go on record next. plus a boycott. the ceo of a nationwide push restore chain says he is for health care reform, but he is not for the ones that president obama wants. he disagrees with the president. 18,000 people organized on facebook saying to not buy from the skies store. -- this guy's store . and rush limbaugh is talking about a tv show. he tells you what have been coming up. town hall voters still want answers. >> cover deficit is tripling to $2 trillion. how are we going to pay for this? >> we do not know what is going on. >> i want universal health care for everyone. kretzer aarp -- >> aarp. they are not supporting this g
with us. we tossed into greta his standing by to go onç the recod -- weç toss it to greta who is standing by to go on the record. greta: rush limbaugh is not happy about it. rush limbaugh in his own words, next. and senator tom daschle got bumped from the cabinet for tax problems, so why is he often at the white house with president obama? we will tell you what senator daschle says, and is something of a little bit too cozy going on? and our national debt is spiralling out of control, and getting worse by the second, literally exploding, but there is something you do not know. caution. your head might explode when we tell you this, but, first, we are not surprised president obama needs a vacation. the town hall meetings. >> we could have a high school debating team come up with a better bill than this in 30 days. >> legislation is going to cost more than $1 trillion. how are we going to afford that? >> might out of pocket costs -- my out-of-pocket costs. greta: councilwoman maxine waters just had a town hall, and there was some name-calling. >> we are going to do everything th
? when does it stop? greta: tracy miller asked that question, and she joins us. tracy, that video looks absolutely horrible. was there any explanation by the congressman about why that happened? >> i did talk to her later, but not about using the phone. her staff or hey malaise there on the scene were telling her -- her staff or others there on the scene were telling her things. greta: who was she talking to prove let me stop. did she pick up the telephone in the middle of your question -- who was she talking to? let me stop. >> yes, she did pick up the phone in the middle of the question. i do not know who she was talking to, but it seemed to be someone in the room, because every time she's got on the phone, she would give a shout out to somebody -- every time she got on the phone. greta: did she apologize? >> no, she did not apologize, other afterwards, i talked to her -- although afterwards, i talked to her. greta: did you actually get your question asked and answered by the congresswoman at any time? >> no, my question was not directly answered. she just basically, you know, made a
a bipartisan deal. is that true? senator grassley joins us. is there little hope of a bipartisan deal, sir? >> i have not given up yet, and i have not said anything new since we adjourned before the summer break that i have been saying for the last three months, so for the white house to draw any conclusions other than what i told the president right to his face, and i have said a couple of things that are very important, and i have said it before. i have told him that, number one, it would really help get bipartisanship if he would make a statement that he would sign a bill that did not have the public option or what some of us call him a government-çrun hea@ it, and the second one -- what some of us call a government-run health plan in it, and on the second one, i answered the same way i have been telling a lot of people for would not go along because that is not bipartisan. what you have to have when you are changing 1/6 of our u.s. economy, and when you are dealing with health care because that is an issue affecting every american citizen, that has to be done with lots of democrats a
that is all the time we have left this evening. thank you for being with us. hhost: tonight, the president ad voters face-to-face at a town hall. we have the hottest tape. mike huckabee goes on the record. conservatives are fueling the town hall fires but is acorn doing the very same thing, stacking the questions in favor of the democratic plan? greta talks to voters. rush limbaugh and karl rove, the newest comedy team? they are making a guest appearance on a comedy show. if you thought that the town halls were dying down, think again. even president obama got into the mix today. >> all we get is bull. you cannot tell us how you are going to pay for this. you are saving here, saving over there, you are going to take money here and there but you have no money. the only way you can get that money is to raise your taxes. >> you are absolutely right that i cannot cover another $46 millio46 million people for fre. we will have to find some resources. >> why did you change or strategy to talking about health insurance reform and deciding to vilify the insurance companies? >> the i
, or is it just a stunt? rnc chairman michael steele is with us. and john mccain faced a huge crowd at a town hall, and he said our nation is in the middle of a peaceful revolt. what does that mean? we will ask the senator. he is going on the record. and lots and lots of your money, over 1000 people just got stimulus checks, but there is a problem. they were not supposed to. and it gets worse. guess who these people are? and guess where they are? that is next. and the town halls are not stopping. >> have you ever or any of your family members lived under socialized medicine, as i call it? i have, and i have relatives living under it, and trust me. it is not working. >> i have a really simple question that i think everyone can agree on. why do we not take the $23 trillion -- >> that is not right. that is not appropriate. >> you invited us here to speak. >> are you willing to take the plan? you did not answer it. will you? >> the answer is yes. >> ok. >> if it had not been for the veritable uprising of people all across this country about these proposals that were about to be rammed through, we woul
joins us live. i am sure you have heard the op- ed piece in usa today where the speaker spoke to -- spoke about the phrasing unamerican. >> the meeting we head could have had more discourse and opportunity to exchange ideas. it was american, and there were issues discussed. we had to talk about some of the myths that are out there. we had a health care professionals from both sides talk at first. i think that was helpful for the discussion. greta: what do you think about this term "unamerican"? >> i think that term goes back to fill mccarthy and accusing people falsely in using congressional powers to do that. i am not going to go so far as to say they are that. americans came to my meeting. they had a right to express themselves. i wish we had a more opportunity to discuss things. there are all kinds of opportunities to affect political issues and make an impression. i felt like it was a good discourse. >> for the people at your town hall meeting, were the people who were citizens who have come to hear or challenge you, or was that organized or a group that was bused in from
like the president is on the run. he is trying to use rhetoric tupi people confused but we know the whole the grail for democrats -- he is trying to use rhetoric to keep people confused. we know the holy grail for democrats is government-run health care. but just as and parte frank -- just as in barney frank's meeting, i think we have a chance to stop as long as the american people are engaged. greta: as a matter of fact the president does not need to. he has enough votes in the house. the viewer is just saw a picture of this in my office. do you see lobbyists going up and down the halls of the senate? i mean who wrote this bank? >> i do not know who wrote it. i am carrying around the house version, with a lot of pages marked that refuted just about everything the president is saying about the plan. we do not know what is coming out of the senate, but we know they cannot pass it without a few votes. i think they will come back from break with a different mind-set on it. what they say is in the bill is not there. people will lose their private health insurance. we will cut medic
we wrapped it upin atlanta. that does it for us. thank you for watching. we hope you have a great night. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- this greta: is insane, sick, coral. it is all of those things. a guy murders to 170 people. -- greta: this is insane, sick, cruel. scotland has decided to let him go. he gets a special flight home and when he lands he is greeted as a hero. what was scotland thinking? we will let scotland give you the excuse. here at home, a food fight. the ceo of wholefoods says he is for health care reform but comes out against the president's health plan and now when than 20,000 people are calling for a boycott of the grocery chain's. they are fighting back at to the boycott. we have a boy cotter and an opponent. democratic senators are now furious at the republicans over health care and town halls. they are all threateneing go nuclear. they are potentially going to use something that can go past the republicans and republicans will not be able to stop them. last night, we told you
. there was this "usa today" article, but let us give a look at what went down. -- get a look at what went down. >> america cannot be silent. >> we cannot have this in america. this is not a we stand for. this is not what we are. >> -- this is not what we stand for. >> what do we what? health care. when do we want it? now. >> what is your message today? >> everyone deserves the right to have health care. >> we definitely need health- care reform. >> we need to look into the real problems that people have with their health care when they lose their jobs. then they would see that what we have now is not working. >> we are now ready for questions from the audience. >> the president is saying about people who make $250,000. are you kidding me? seriously? >> mr. cardin, we are so far removed from the philosophy of the founding fathers that if they were here today, we would be talking about one thing, and that is out to get the government out of health care. -- how to the government out of health care. >> greta, that is just a snippet. passions are rising. that was certainly the case here in towson.
have a problem with prestige and you are using this on the backs of the american people. [applause] there is nothing un-american about me. >> we have an employer system. >> a bureaucrat is going to decide whether or not i get the procedure, not my primary care physician. >> i will not support any plan which precludes your doctor from deciding what care you should have. greta: we have the nationwide meetings covered. sheila jackson lee is here trying to explain this video. she went on her cell phone while a woman was asking a question. the congresswoman is here, where she apologize? you will find out. first, arlen specter faced off with more heated constituents at a town hall in pennsylvania. >> it was senator specter ponce's fourth town hall and three days. tenters for risin-- it was sen s fourthr's fourth town hall meet. many people forced their way in and many people chanted. >> what do we want, health care? >> our kids will have a third world country. we will have nothing in this country. they are spending our future. i wanted this stopped. i don't want it 10 years from now. >>
a membership, it gets it charged to their credit card. people who use this, do they record what they are doing? do you have record-keeping so you have a baseline? like i swam two last three years ago, and now i can swim tent? ç>> yes, 10 times a month, and you get a $100 bonus. greta: really? >> yes. greta: that is encouraging. whatever happened to the president's physical fitness thing? when you and i were in school. >> it did not do a damn thing in terms of obesity. one thing is that you have to get employers to understand that. i mean, right now, we have put together a program where we get more than our money back by getting people healthier. we save money. greta: that is the promise. the whole idea of making people healthier so that 30 years from now -- >> no, right now. right now. there are more productive. they feel better. their health-care costs go down, so we pay for them when they are sick. greta: i thought when you're talking about a wellness program, this was for the long term. you say if we start getting better today, we would feel the cost today? >> absolutely. absolutely. gret
. thank you for joining us for in special edition of and the san diego freedom concert. have a great weekend. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] greta: this is saleo drive where 40 years ago the summer of evil began. nestled high in benedict canyon, here in los angeles, it's always been home to many of hollywood's a-list celebrities. hello, i'm greta van susteran. it was august, 1969, during a blistering heat wave, it was close to midnight. when three women and a man all around 20 years old crept up the driveway behind me, carrying ropes, knives and a gun. on the order of charles mannson, they were there to unleash what he called helter-skelter. hell bent on murder, they slaughtered five people, people that he -- they didn't even know shocking the world. two more brutal murders would took place -- would take place the following night. in less than 48 hours, los angeles was on the verge of a nervous breakdown. this is the chilling story of what happened to a beautiful young actress named sharon tate and six others at the hands of a twisted family of drug-crazed hippies. it
at that time. greta: thank you. dick morris joins us from stamford, conn. these numbers in a holding pattern, they are half empty or half full. they are not sinking. how do you read these numbers? >> he got 52% of the vote and he is getting 43% of the health care package, his signature piece of legislation. a quarter of the people that voted for him are jumping ship. that is bad news for him. there are two 0.7 more important. the first is that among the elderly that are affected by this. -- there are two points that are more important. i think that to the elderly are 20% of our population and they consume 45% of their health care spending. -- of our health care spending. the strong disapproval is overwhelmingly there. they are the core of the democratic base in this country. the democratic party cannot win without the support of senior citizens. they have given it to them ever since medicare was passed and social security. the second thing i think is that there has been a new front opened in opposition to this bill which is not only within the health-care issue, but in a broader sense. when
rove. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me, greta. greta: the news that has consumed everyone in the last 24 hours has been senator kennedy's death. i assume a while you were here in washington, you had a chance to work with him -- i assume what you were here. >> he was hard-working. when you went to a meeting with ted kennedy, as we did many times at the white house, you had better had done your homework, because he did is. this is a guy that got every morning and said, "how can i advance because i believe in?" heç was a fervent advocate, and he did his homework, so i had a great deal of respect f]r him after i saw how hard he applied himself, particularly in comparison to a lot of people around him. he was an outgoing person, very friendly when he came to the white house, very courteous, a generous person. i found it hard to compare the person that i saw or the person that i saw with sambito or john roberts, particularly sambito and robert bork -- sam salida. i thought it was beneath the dignity of a senator and beneath the dignity of a candidate -- sam alito. i d
. that is all the time we have left this evening. thanks for being with us. greta is standing by. we will see you back here tomorrow. greta: well, he fought hard. senator ted kennedy, the head of the kennedy clan, fought hard, but he lost his battle with brain cancer. >> the work goes on, the cause endures, and the dream will never die. greta: you will hear more from senator kennedy in his own words, and karl rove talks about working with senator kennedy, what it was like to work with him and against him. plus, do you want to dish out more than $1 billion for farmers' markets and jungle gyms? if you do not pay attention, you might be dishing this adds. steve moore is here to explain. but first, we spoke to a senior adviser to president bush, karl rove. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me, greta. greta: the news that has consumed everyone in the last 24 hours has been senator kennedy's death. i assume while you were here in washington, you had a chance to work with him. >> he was hard-working. when you went to a meeting with ted kennedy, as we did many times at the white house
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